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Posted 8 years ago

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I have lots of these little jars the are no more than 3 inches tall and has beautiful carved asian images I think they are made from whale tooth or ivory and wanted to see if anyone had any info and could tell me the value, thanks

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  1. lisa lisa, 8 years ago
    Based on the little spoon, I'd say those are snuff bottles.
  2. imander imander, 8 years ago
    lovely items, they are snuff bottles and are made from ox bone
  3. mac, 8 years ago
    They are snuff bottles and could be ivory, as ivory turns yellow with age, bone will turn a chalky white with age.
  4. imander imander, 8 years ago
    defo ox bone, they have been stained... i have many examples....
  5. Master Master, 2 years ago
    very nice items

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